Get Hungry for the Arkansas Cornbread Festival

The 2017 Arkansas Cornbread Festival kicks off Saturday in Little Rock’s SoMa district. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., attendees will celebrate Southern tradition all along downtown’s South Main Street. Amateur and professional cornbread makers will compete for a $1,000 prize in their category. In addition to the cornbread competition, the event features a day…

ARcare: With You

ARcare, a medical clinic with 41 locations throughout Arkansas, aims to care for every member of your family at every stage in their lives through comprehensive medical services. “Health for All” is ARcare’s mission, and it’s at the core of everything the clinic does – including the organization’s emphasis on customer health, community health, employee…

Oaklawn Scaring Up Freaky Fun in October

Hot Springs, Ark. – From start to finish, October is sure to offer plenty of thrills and excitement at Oaklawn starting with a traditional Oktoberfest party and ending with a Halloween Bash complete with a costume contest. The Oktoberfest celebration kicks off the month Sunday, Oct. 1 with a $5,000 drawing from 6 – 10…

The Christmas Season: Opening Soon in Branson!

By Linda Burlingame :: Photography courtesy of the venues Above: Rudolph’s Holly Jolly™ Christmas Light Parade. [dropcap]I[/dropcap]f Christmas is your favorite holiday, if you just can’t wait to enjoy all the delight and enchantment of the season. Great news! Christmas comes early in Branson. In fact, during the first weekend in November, Branson will be “lit…

Intriguing Women: The Class of 2017

You can’t buy your way into AY’s list of “Intriguing Women.” Our editors sort through numerous nominations and contact industry leaders in order to produce the list. AY’s 2017 “Intriguing Women” are beautiful, intelligent women who make a difference in our state. From philanthropists to finance gurus, these women are at the top of their…

Publisher’s Note: The Beautiful is Coming

When taking nominations and researching potential Intriguing Women for our October issue, I was fascinated and overwhelmed by the accomplishments of so many strong women in our state. While it’s not a surprise, seeing the long list we created of strong, wise and talented women was humbling. Narrowing down the list to the small group…

Filmmaker Stanley Nelson to Receive Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Career Achievement Award

Documentarian Stanley Nelson will be at the 26th annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival on Saturday, October 14th to add another award to a film career already steeped in recognition. He has six Emmys, including one for Lifetime Achievement, a Peabody Award, and received the National Medal for the Humanities from President Obama. When Nelson…